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Alignment cheatsheet

I’ve used {ggtext}’s geom_textbox() a lot in my recent data visualisations, but, every time, I end up resorting to a […]

NHS Low Income Scheme

The NHSBSA Data Science team recently published an article investigating the take-up of the NHS Low Income Scheme in England. […]

Join the fun! Join NHS-R

Join the fun with NHS-R! The NHS-R Community is a friendly, welcoming community – open to all – and always […]

Using R to create column charts featuring 95% confidence intervals

At work, I’ve been trying to use R to create column charts featuring 95% confidence intervals. I approached the friendly people on the NHS R Community’s Slack channel for further information and guidance.

Optimising dplyr

By Tom Jemmett Recently in a project I was working on I encountered an issue where one code chunk in […]

What a NHS-R Community Conference it was – simply wow!

The NHS-R Virtual Conference had a number of excellent speakers from the Health & Social Care sector, alongside working with key partners of interest. It kicked off with a full day jammed packed of speakers from all over the NHS. The second day we had international speakers from the US, Australia and other European countries.

Designing my first Shiny dashboard

Project structure The aim of this blog article is to describe the initial experience of creating a Shiny dashboard this […]

Tracking and getting download statistics for your R packages

I had the privilege of tapping into the R package funding stream to fund my first, and not last, CRAN […]

Using {sf} to calculate catchment areas

R is a highly capable GIS tool, thanks to the {sf} pacakge. In this post I am going to show […]

The Health Service Modelling Associates (HSMA) Programme – the future of analytics for health, social care and policing?

5 years ago our team brought into reality a vision that we’d had for some time.  We recognised the vital […]

Can we rely on synthetic data to overcome data governance issue in healthcare?

I recently came across a term synthetic data. I start wondering what does it mean? I found that it is […]

Software licensing

At NHS-R we all support open source software. R itself is open source. So is RStudio. CRAN packages are open […]

Learned from Community

How many instant message notifications do you get a day? We get message notifications for conversations we have with others, […]

A thank you note to NHS-R Community

By Zoë Turner, Senior Information Analyst (Clinical Development Unit) The less said about 2020 the better, but I want to […]

Two-Way Business Intelligence – Partnering Shiny and SQL to Capture Insights in Performance Reporting

Performance and operational reporting is one of the key functions of the Information team at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. […]

Hexitime is shortlisted as a finalist for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021

Hexitime has been shortlisted for Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS at the HSJ Partnership Awards […]

The NHS-R Community and Hexitime – Our 1st month of collaborating

Last month at our annual event we announced an exciting partnership between the NHS-R Community and the collaboration platform Hexitime. At the conference […]

NHS-R Community Conference – organisers’ perspective

WoW – that’s the best description we can come up with for our third NHS-R Conference 2020 which took place […]

NHS-R Community Conference 2020

Originally appeared on: https://johnmackintosh.net/blog/2020-11-23-nhsrcommunity3 The 3rd NHS-R Community Conference wrapped up a week ago last Friday, and was a hugely […]

NHS-R 2020 Week Long Conference – so much great content, so little time to catch it all…

Originally appeared on: https://hutsons-hacks.info/nhs-r-2020-annual-conference and https://www.r-bloggers.com/2020/11/nhs-r-2020-week-long-conference/. The NHS-R conference concluded, and I am emotional that it has ended. There were […]

NHSr – Rguably the Best Conference in the World

The 2020 vintage was my first time at an NHSr Community event, and boy was it impressive. Being the year […]

Announcing a new NHS-R + Hexitime partnership

It all began with one member of the NHS-R Community, reaching out and asking how she could get someone more […]

NHS-R Book Club

Nujcharee Haswell Data Scientist Apprentice, North Yorkshire County Council “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience; this is a […]

NHS-R Member Profile – Robin Hinks

R is a powerful tool for manipulating health and care data and a lot can be learned from sharing our […]